Transportation / Regional Planner

Greater Bridgeport Regional Council
Professional Area: 
Transportation Planning
1-3 years
no calls please
Bridgeport, CT

Transportation / Regional Planner

The Greater Bridgeport Regional Council (GBRC), a multi-discipline regional planning organization with six member communities - Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford and Trumbull is seeking a well-qualified candidate to fill the position of Transportation/ Regional Planner. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the position of Transportation/ Regional Planner performs professional and technical work involving the administration, advanced research and analysis, and presentation of information and recommendations on long-range land-use planning, regional planning, transportation planning, urban design and economic development issues.

Essential Duties:

  • Assist with the preparation of the Regional Plan of Conservation and Development and Regional Transit-Oriented Development Strategy;
  • Prepare and manage transportation/corridor plans; transit oriented development; brownfields; etc.;
  • Facilitate public outreach/participation/education for various initiatives;
  • Develop short- and long-range work plans, procedures, budgets and schedules.
  • Attend meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions determined by supervisor.


The position requires graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in city/regional planning, transportation management, public administration or a closely related field. Master's degree is preferred. A minimum of 1 year of recent, progressively responsible work experience is desirable. Proficiency in using the Office Suite of programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is a must. Ability to use ArcGIS, traffic assessment and modeling software, including Highway Capacity Software/TransCAD is preferred. This is a full-time position, with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Interested candidates, please mail or email letter of interest, resume, salary requirements, and pertinent work experience to:

Brian Bidolli, Executive Director
Greater Bridgeport Regional Council
525 Water Street, Suite 1
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Positions will remain opened until filled.

GBRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer